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GMB star Susanna Reid corrects Richard Madeley in awkward live TV moment 

Susanna Reid had to correct her co-presenter on the breakfast show 

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Emmy Griffiths
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Good Morning Britain star Susanna Reid had to correct her co-star Richard Madeley in an awkward moment on Monday’s breakfast show. 

During the episode, the pair discuss Sam Smith’s divisive new music video with two experts, with Richard reading out a list of the redacted moments from the video that they were unable to share on television. However, after accidentally referring to the singer as 'he/him' rather than the I’m Not the Only One’s 'they/them', Susanna corrected him. 

WATCH: Susanna Reid's unimpressed reaction to Richard's mistake

Susanna looked a little uncomfortable, telling Richard: "Remember Sam uses the pronouns, 'they,'" to which Richard corrected himself, saying: "'They', sorry." However, the TV presenter had the mistake again by accidentally referring to their guest with the wrong pronouns, with Susanna telling him: "Shivani identifies as they/them," to which he replied: "Oh I’m sorry I will learn to do that." 

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Taking to Twitter to discuss, one person said: "Richard Madeley reading out the parts of Sam Smith's video that GMB couldn't show & then getting their pronouns wrong & being corrected by Susanna is pure Partridge," while another person added: "Madeley on #GMB misgendering people and trying to describe Sam Smith’s video is pure Partridge!" 

Fans also had a mixed reaction to the subject at hand, on whether Sam’s new music video was over-sexualised. Defending the video, one person tweeted: "Have these people complaining about Sam Smith ever seen music videos before? 

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What did you think of Sam's new video?

"They are almost always overly sexualised, especially in certain genres. It seems like people don’t like it because it’s a non-binary person doing it, they don’t care normally," while another person added: "If the Sam Smith video is ok then show it in full then. But you won't so end of argument #gmb." What do you think? 

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